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Political Ideologies and Political Parties in America

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Part of Cambridge Studies in Public Opinion and Political Psychology

  • Date Published: January 2014
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107620520

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  • Political Ideologies and Political Parties in America puts ideology front and center in the discussion of party coalition change. Treating ideology as neither a nuisance nor a given, the analysis describes the development of the modern liberal and conservative ideologies that form the basis of our modern political parties. Hans Noel shows that liberalism and conservatism emerged as important forces independent of existing political parties. These ideologies then reshaped parties in their own image. Modern polarization can thus be explained as the natural outcome of living in a period, perhaps the first in our history, in which two dominant ideologies have captured the two dominant political parties.

    • Ideology is a central concept in American politics, but it has to date been undertheorized: this book aims to start the conversation on that subject
    • There is no direct competing book in the field, while similar books lack a rich theory of ideology as an independent force
    • Will interest academics working in the study of parties, ideologies and other related fields, those outside academia interested in these broad issues, and historians of ideas
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    Prizes

    • Winner, 2014 Leon Epstein Outstanding Book Award, Political Organizations and Parties Section, American Political Science Association

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    Product details

    • Date Published: January 2014
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107620520
    • length: 236 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 13 mm
    • weight: 0.33kg
    • contains: 28 b/w illus. 10 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction: distilling their frenzy from some academic scribbler
    2. The coalition merchants: ideologies, parties, and their interaction
    3. Creative synthesis: why ideology?
    4. The independent development of ideology
    5. Ideology remakes the parties
    6. Issue politics in ideological context
    7. Polarized parties
    8. Conclusion: toward the study of creative synthesis.

  • Author

    Hans Noel, Georgetown University, Washington DC
    Hans Noel is an Assistant Professor of Government at Georgetown University, where he teaches on political parties and statistical methods. He received his PhD in 2006 from the University of California, Los Angeles and has been a fellow at the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics at Princeton University and a Robert Wood Johnson Scholar in Health Policy Reform at the University of Michigan. Noel is the recipient of the 2009 Emerging Scholar Award from the Political Organizations and Parties section of the American Political Science Association. He is the co-author of The Party Decides: Presidential Nominations Before and After Reform.

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